2013 in Review

A review of the year is probably something that should be done chronologically, but since my marriage is the pretty much the biggest and best thing to ever happen to me, that comes first. This September, my wife and I celebrated our second wedding anniversary. That felt pretty awesome. Here’s a photo of us sharing some cake, […]

Friday Feast – 7th June 2013

This Friday saw us returning to Buonissimo by Gino D’Acampo. We added chorizo to his macaroni cheese and substituted animal shapes for the somewhat elusive macaroni. The result looks a bit messy, but tastes absolutely amazing.

Summer Begins

We’ve had a few false starts this year and I’m doubtful that today’s “heatwave” will last, but I did gardening today! So summer must be here. Right? Anyway, here are a few photos of the good weather so far. The grounds of Langar Hall: Charlotte on a log: A seed pod on a palm tree: […]


So on April 18th 2010 I proposed to my then girlfriend. She said yes and on September 17th 2011 we were married! The day was amazing and perfect (ignoring football traffic). Here are some links to photos of the day: Official Photos Sean’s Photos

My First Eastercon

I’ve been to a couple of conventions before. FantasyCon is fun if you already know a few other attendees, and Alt.Fiction has great panels (and is also just down the road). It was with a little trepidation that I agreed to accompany my better half to Illustrious (Eastercon). I don’t really consider myself to a […]

Appropriate Reuse

So we were out searching for a stone circle to the east of Penrith. It was a beautiful day and we were enjoying views of the countryside and loving the lack of pressure to be anywhere and do anything. We spotted a family of bears while driving through the village of Lazonby. According to the […]

The Lake District

We went to the Lake District at the weekend and, according to the laws of random, I managed to take one half-decent photo. This is from the bottom of Place Fell at the south end of Ullswater.

A Few Things

First off this is a quick test to see how well MacJournal works. I was told it had issues connecting to privately hosted WordPress blogs, but this seems to have downloaded me stuff just fine. Hoping this will post! I’ve got two more minor edits left until I consider draft five of my short story, […]